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Kindergarten Presentation: How Humans Affect Our Environment
Duration: 30 minutes
This presentation focuses on the importance of respecting the natural environment. Students look at the similarities between local environments (such as landfill spaces and our backyards) in order to identity some ways to protect the natural world. Niagara Region's Recycling Programs are introduced at a basic level as an example of how students can care for and learn to respect the environment. This presentation is entertaining and interactive for students, including a fun storybook and game involving our loveable mascots Benji the Blue Box, Greycie the Grey Box and Phil the Green Bin.
Course: S&T: Overall Expectations 3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
Grade 1 Presentation: Keeping Our Environment Healthy
Duration: 50 minutes
This presentation addresses the important role humans play in maintaining a healthy environment. Students begin by identifying different environments and what is necessary for a healthy environment to exist. This allows students to compare basic needs of different animals and environments with their own, preparing students to take personal action to help maintain a healthy planet. This interactive presentation includes activities where students apply their knowledge of the 3R's within the classroom, as well as a sorting game with everyone's favourite mascots. More...
Course: S&T: ULS: Needs and Characteristics of Living Things 1, 1.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.4
S&T: USM: Materials, Objects & Everyday Structures 1.1
Grade 2 Presentation: How Humans Affect Our Environment
Duration: 45 minutes
This presentation provides discussion of the positive and negative effects that human activity has on animals and their habitats. Students are asked to assess ways in which waste and landfills affect the quality of air and water, and how this can affect various aspects of the natural environment. This presentation addresses different household hazardous waste (HHW) materials and how they should be properly disposed of to keep others and the environment safe. While informative, this presentation also includes a variety of interactive activities, engaging discussion and involves our mascots.
Course: S&T: ULS: Growth and Changes in Animal 1.2
S&T: UESS: Air and Water in the Environment 1, 1.1, 3.4
S&T: UME: Properties of Liquids & Solids 1.1
Grade 3 Presentation: Protecting Our Plants and Soils
Duration: 50 minutes
This presentation emphasizes the importance plants and soils play in society and the environment. Students will assess how human activities, including the actions they take, can positively or negatively affect plants and soils. This presentation takes a deeper look at the Niagara Region Green Bin program and the positive effects of composting. The presentation concludes with a look at our very own worm farm and a game with the mascots.
Course: S&T: ULS: Growth and Changes in Plants 1, 1.2, 3.8
S&T: UESS: Soils in the Environment 2.2, 2.4
Grade 4 Presentation: Protecting Our Communities
This presentation examines how human activities can affect different habitats and communities, assessing both the positive and negative impacts of human interaction. Students will assess different habitats within the Niagara region and work together to consider the negative effects landfills can have on different communities. This interactive, engaging presentation provides students with the opportunity to consider their dependence on the natural world and discuss ways to protect our habitats.
Duration: 45 minutes
Course: S&T: ULS Habitats & Communities 1,1.1,1.2, 3.10
Grade 5 Presentation: Conserving Our Resources
Duration: 50 minutes
This presentation provides students with the opportunity to discuss the importance of conservation. Students participate in activities that consider the long-term and immediate effects of waste and how using the three R's can help conserve resources. The presentation allows for collaboration on creative solutions for environmental issues, while promoting an environmentally-friendly mindset.
Course: S&T: UESS: Conservation of Energy and Resources 1, 1.1
Grade 6 Presentation: Human Impact on Biodiversity
Duration: 45 minutes
This presentation discusses how human behaviour (including waste disposal) affects the biodiversity of the Niagara region. Students use landfills as an example of a local issue that can affect biodiversity.
This interactive and engaging presentation focuses on the importance of the three R's, discussing various ways to reduce, reuse and recycle both at home and at school. Following the presentation, students will have an opportunity to meet our mascots and play a game.
Course: S&T: ULS: Biodiversity 1, 1.1
S&T: UME: Electricity and Electrical Devices 1, 1.2
S&T: UME: Properties of and Changes in Matter 1.1
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